The Costa Book Awards program, in its 50th year, names winners in five categories: first novel, novel, biography, poetry, children’s books.
After years in the court system trying to regain copyright revenue for educational content, Canada’s publishers and authors look to Parliament.
With the ‘book of the year’ winner to be announced on February 1, the Costa Book Awards will name its 2021 winner in 2022.
Ireland’s independent Doire Press tests the issue of reader interest in literature based on and in the pandemic.
The pandemic’s effects on bookselling have been mingled with those of Brexit, as booksellers from Sweden and Ireland explain.
While Nielsen says reading declined ‘slightly’ in the pandemic year, the UK’s World Book Day emphasis is on family reading with youngsters.
Roffey’s book, based on a Taino legend, is set in 1976 on the Caribbean island of Black Conch. Tessa Sheridan has won the Short Story Award.
Three writers who work in literature and screenwriting are behind the shortlisted trio of works in the Costa honors’ 2020 cycle.
The five category winners of the 2020 Costa Book Awards are announced, with the ‘book of the year’ honor to come later this month.
Under the transatlantic pressure of writers’ associations and unions, Audible offers a concession. And the authors say it’s not enough.